This article will cover the following: What is JSON, why does it matter, and how do we use JSON in a project? We’ll also use our newfound skills with JSON at the end of this project to build a quick app that loads photos from Flickr without requiring a page refresh.
I’m a big fan of keeping sites valid in XHTML 1.0 Strict. When I first started paying attention to standards, one of the things that stumped me right off the bat was the use of external links. This tip shows you how to use jQuery to keep your code valid AND have links open externally.